Method of reconstructing the wingbeat movement from the body pitch data of an ornithopter

  • Samorah Laki Sabrine
  • Ndoye Abdoullah
  • van Ruymbeke Edwin
  • Miot Romain
  • Ruffier Franck

  • Intra-flapping pitch
  • Wing beat
  • Ornithopter
  • Flapping wing uav
  • System identification
  • Robotics
  • Biorobotics
  • Pitch oscillations


This present study suggests a method to reconstruct the flapping movement (i) only from the body pitch orientation recorded from a motion capture system or a gyroscope and (ii) without using the wing orientation captured by a motion capture system.